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Doing business in Armenia

Advertising General regulation Order established by the law

Advertising in Armenia is governed by the Law “On Advertising�, which is in force since 1996. This Law sets up the framework and the principles, under the preservation of which advertising is allowed in Armenia. There is a special requirement for important advertising announcements to be composed in Armenian. A text in any foreign language can be added, provided that it appears in smaller letters/fonts. Up to now this restrictive reservation has not applied to the publications, newspapers, magazines etc. published in other languages. Copyright of all advertisements is protected in the manner established by the legislation. Restrictions and prohibitions

There are some restrictions in relation to advertising placements. For example, advertising of alcohol and tobacco, in general, is not forbidden, however it should not be placed in certain places, and stress upon the positive impact of these products on health. Advertising of medicine is similarly subjected to the authorization of the Ministry of Health. Advertising of banks, insurance services and financial establishments is also regulated. Finally, there are certainly some prohibitions in respect to

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